David Hill

David Hill is one of New Zealand’s most distinguished writers of novels for teenagers and younger kids. He has been published in 10 languages and 15 countries. He is a former high school teacher, and was born in Napier in 1942.

Oct 25, 2020
various covers of children's book See Ya, Simon, by David Hill

David Hill on the story that started it all

How one book became the template for 30 years of writing for children and young adults.

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May 7, 2020

David Hill reviews Ian Wedde's new novel, The Reed Warbler

An independent, sensuous life unfolds in hundreds of brightly-lit scenes.

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Mar 21, 2018

Is there any such thing as literature in Taranaki?

We continue our occasional series which investigates whether any literary activity exists in the provinces. David Hill reports from his "entombment" in Taranaki.

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